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Title: Frigidaire Recalls Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard
Post by: AJ on July 30, 2009, 04:05:39 PM
Name of Product: Crosley®, Frigidaire®, Kelvinator®, Kenmore®, Wascomat®, and White-Westinghouse® clothes washers

Units: About 35,000

Distributor: Frigidaire, of Cleveland, Ohio

Hazard: An internal defect in the washer’s drain pump can cause heat to build up, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the Crosley®, Frigidaire®, Kelvinator®, Kenmore®, Wascomat®, and White-Westinghouse® top load washers, 3.1 cubic foot front load washers and laundry centers.

Product TypeBrandModelSerial Number
Top Load WasherCrosley, Frigidaire, Kelvinator,
White- Westinghouse
CTW100FWGLWS1749FSSWS833HS
FTW3011KWKWS1349DSSWX703HQ
FTW3014KWMWS939ASSWX703HS
FWS1233FSSWS1233HQWWS833FS
FWS933FSSWS1233HSWWTW3000KW
GLWS1439FCSWS1339HS 
GLWS1439FSSWS1649HS 
XC90306228  to  XC91606302
Front Load WasherCrosley, Frigidaire, Wascomat,
White- Westinghouse
CFW2000FW FTF530FSWE17N
FCCW3000FSGLTF1570FSWTF330HS
FTF1240FS WE17M 
XC90501765  to  XC91607678
Laundry CenterCrosley, Frigidaire, Kenmore,
White -Westinghouse
97812CLCE900FWGLET1142FS
97912FEX831FSGLGH1642FS
97962FGX831FSGLGT1031FS
C97812FLGB8200FSGLGT1142FS
C97912GCET1031FSMEX731CFS
C97962GLEH1642FSSWSG1031HS
CLCE500FWGLET1031FSSWXG831HS
XE85104013  to  XE91603486

          *Not all serial numbers within these ranges are affected.

Model and serial numbers can be located as follows:

Top load washer = open the product’s lid, and the model and serial number are located inside the product’s lid, on the top, right hand corner.

Front load washer = open the door, and the model and serial number are located with other information at the top, center.

Laundry center = open the door to the dryer, and the model and serial number are located on the outer edge of the door nearest the door’s handle.

Sold by: Sears and other retailers nationwide from February 2009 through May 2009 for between $300 and $1100.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine. Consumers should contact Frigidaire or Sears (if unit was purchased there) to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Frigidaire at (800) 734-4519 between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.laundrypumprecall.com.  For consumers who purchased their product at Sears, call Sears toll free at (888) 549-5870 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, or visit Sear’s Web site at www.sears.com

Picture of Recalled Laundry center

Picture of Recalled Top load washer

Picture of Recalled Front load washer

Original Source @ U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Title: Re: Frigidaire Recalls Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard
Post by: BrntToast on July 30, 2009, 09:31:17 PM
i read my service bulletins today, never saw this in there
pretty bad when i read about it online and friggy hasn't even advised warranty depots yet

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